Kisho Kurokawa

Kisho Kurokawa's Death

Born (Birthday) April 8, 1934

Death Date October 12, 2007

Age of Death 73 years

Cause of Death Congestive Heart Failure

Place of Death Tokyo, Japan

Profession Architect

The architect Kisho Kurokawa died at the age of 73. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

One of the architects who founded the avant-garde Metabolist Movement; he advocated sustainable, eco-friendly architecture.

He earned his Bachelor’s from Kyoto University in 1957, then he received his Master’s degree from the University of Tokyo in 1959; he started pursuing a doctorate of philosophy but never finished it.

He ran for governor of Tokyo.

How did Kisho Kurokawa die?

Kisho Kurokawa, the influential Japanese architect and theorist behind projects like the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia, a futurist complex penetrated by a rain forest, died on Oct. 12 in Tokyo. He was 73. The cause was heart failure, The Associated Press said, quoting a hospital spokeswoman.